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the first peoples
Zuni Shawl by Danielle Chalson
Knitting
Needle and yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
madelinetosh pashmina
380 yards in stash
235.6 yards, 73 grams 0.62 skeins = 235.6 yards (215.4m)
Black
The Loopy Ewe in Fort Collins, Colorado
April 21, 2012
madelinetosh pashmina
380 yards in stash
38 yards, 11 grams 0.1 skeins = 38.0 yards (34.7m)
Orange
The Loopy Ewe in Fort Collins, Colorado
April 21, 2012
madelinetosh pashmina
376 yards in stash
37.6 yards, 11 grams 0.1 skeins = 37.6 yards (34.4m)
Blue
Eat.Sleep.Knit in Smyrna, Georgia
April 21, 2012
madelinetosh pashmina
384 yards in stash
38.4 yards, 12 grams 0.1 skeins = 38.4 yards (35.1m)
Red-orange
Eat.Sleep.Knit in Smyrna, Georgia
April 24, 2012
Notes

planning intarsia colourwork with traditional colours used in zuni artwork & jewelry. two possibilities….silver fox for main body garter area, terra for first stockinette section, kelp for middle garter section, saffron for second stockinette section, cloak for garter border section or cloak for the body and border with the other colours the same.

after much contemplation and consultation…the cloak/terra/kelp/saffron/cloak option has been selected. bring on madmay! :)

final blocked dimensions: 49” x 16”

easy knit, but if (or more like when) i repeat it, i’ll try a provisional cast on and work out from the center. reasoning: carried yarn for intarsia is hidden on the decrease side so the finished appearance is much more clean. also, the edges will match all the way around (all bind off, rather than half cast on and half bind off). next one will probably use silver fox, kelp and cloak.

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Finished
May 1 2012
May 16 2012
 
About this pattern
Zuni Shawl
by Danielle Chalson
from Makewise Designs
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About this yarn
pashmina
by madelinetosh
Sport / 5 ply
75% Merino, 15% Silk, 10% Cashmere
360 yards
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  • Originally queued: April 21, 2012
  • Project created: April 26, 2012
  • Updated: May 17, 2012